Book Review

Online shopping for Books becomes easier with reputable portals

By on Aug 16, 2017 in Book Reading, Book Review | 0 comments

The internet is one of the best sources to buy books of all types. Even the retail bookstore cannot match the widest selection of books that you can get from online stores. Buying books online can help to save your money. Fiction books, non-fiction books, audio books, even school textbooks are often available both new and used at online book sites at a substantial discount over paying retail. Many online book sites offer free shipping on the items they sell, allowing them to deliver the books right to your doorstep conveniently. Some sites also allow reviews of books by readers giving feedback, which provides the opportunity to decide if the book you were thinking about buying is worth your hard earned cash. For many avid book readers, they may wish to avail the recently released books that might not be available at the local bookstore. It may frustrate you when you forget to visit the book shop when you are out shopping, or if they are sold out by the time you do get there, however, there is a convenient solution to your problem, and that is by purchasing books online. Along with the ease of it, another reason why purchasing books online are the way to go instead of heading to a regular book store is how what you buy is available at much lower prices. The reason being is that online stores do not have as many expenses to pay like regular book stores. Like, they do not have to pay for retail space to make sure that people go to their store and buy books from them. Since they do not have these expenses, the savings are passed along to you and that allows you to buy even more books for the same amount of money that you would have bought at a regular store. On this wholesale domain, also the internet has played a great role in modifying the distribution of books. We can now save time by shopping for our favorite books online at wholesale price. These shops have a variety of books where we can choose from. The reason why these websites are successful is that they can monitor their services through their...

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The Girl on the Train- Extremely Intriguing and Exciting

By on Mar 27, 2016 in Book Review | 0 comments

The Girl on the Train is a dismal, haunting and dark psychological thriller, but extremely fascinating, all thanks to the creative writing skill of Paula Hawkins, the author of the novel. Rachel is a divorced woman whose whole live is consumed by her drinking habit and like various other people with the love of the bottle, one may even consider her a victim of circumstances. Her ex-husband Tom had an affair with another woman which made her pregnant. He then left Rachel and married the ‘other woman’ and now lives with the woman and their child in the home which was once Rachel’s. Rachel rides to London every day in a train which takes per past her old neighborhood. From the train window, she daily observes her old home and also the activities of another couple who resides down the street from her earlier home. She has given names to the couple in her imagination and even created a picture perfect love story for them. But on the contrary, in real life, the couple does not have the fairy tale love story which Rachel has imagined. Then suddenly a murder happens, and Rachel becomes tangled in the investigation. This story is told from the viewpoint of three different women, namely, Megan, Anne and Rachel. All the women are not reliable narrators and are hiding something. In reality, almost all the characters in the novel, including the men are an apathetic group, self-serving and lack genuineness with various skeletons in their closets. To conclude let us just say that the different twists and turns in the story definitely intrigue you, and you will surely be drawn to it. In fact, you can easily devour The Girl on the Train in a...

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Choosing the best online book store

By on Sep 20, 2014 in Book Review | 0 comments

With more reach of technology, buying goods online has become very easy. And buying books online has now become more affordable and easy. Buying books online has so many advantages from price, increased choice, wide availability of books and many more advantages. With various cash payment options like credit card, net banking and cash on delivery options available, people today tend to buy books more online rather than to go to stores. There are many online book stores providing such kind of services. For research students, online book stores are more useful since they provide abundant resources to start with their research study. However not all online stores provide genuine or best services. We have to consider some options before buying books online. Check the online store if it has wide range of availability. Also check the delivery date of the books buying online. If the delivery date is too long then the service might not be best. A best service provider always delivers you books with 3 to 5 business days or even less in some occasions. Also check the payment options. A best services provider helps you with wide range of payment options. Most of the vendors have net banking, credit and debit card and cash on delivery options. Some also provide PayPal, Ru pay and other similar kinds of services also. Check for the cover page and other book related information on the website. Try to compare the prices with other online stores and make sure you are paying reasonable price and not more. Apart from these look online for some reviews about the best websites. Also check out with friends about their experience of buying books from various online stores. Make sure that the online store has wide range of collection from education, business, management, novels, etc. an online store with huge collection will surely provide the best services. Make sure that you buy from the best store to make your shopping happy and...

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The Kite Runner by KhaledHosseini

By on Oct 10, 2013 in Book Review | 0 comments

This book by KhaledHosseini is sure to make readers turn pages and put them in deep thinking about friendship, loyalty, good and evil, betrayal and redemption. It is a great book with surprises that will baffle the readers and you will never want to put the book down. The characters are complex and interesting. Set in the backdrop of Afghanistan, Hosseini has beautifully described Afghan from monarchy through Taliban. All in all; a heart rendering story of friendship, secrets. It is a story of two boys in Afghanistan. It provides a good platform for readers to learn about Afghan history and culture. The novel is about humanity. It is about true friendship, loyalty, acceptance, redemption and survival and hence it deals with universal issues. Amir, the main protagonist has a secret from his past and it changes his present. The book revolves around his friendship with Hassan and his relationship with his father. Amir grows up in a privileged place in the society. While reading the novel the reader will sympathize with Amir and also feel angry with him some time. Similar emotions will be felt for other characters like Hassan and his father. The character takes life and become real and it becomes difficult to put the book down. Amir is forever burdened with his childhood guilt of separating Hassan and his father from Baba. Therefore, his solace lies in returning to Afghanistan, his native city and rescue Hassan’s Son. The book shows the violent tragedies in Afghanistan.The characters are richly detailed. Baba is emotionally complex and a troubled man. While Amir; unlike his Baba has a liking for books that football. The book is highly recommended. It is one of those books you will keep talking about for a long time. The book moves you from within and there are times when getting out of the world of the characters are very difficult. It is a must read...

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Gone with the wind by Margaret Mitchell

By on Oct 10, 2013 in Book Review | 0 comments

Gone with the wind is truly an epic love story of an unforgettable story of love and loss. It is a tale where nation mortally divided and its people change forever. Margaret is able to beautifully place ruthless Scarlett O Hara and the dashing soldier, Rhett Butler in the heart of all the chaos. The story takes various shapes and form from peace to war, from love to loss, from hope to despair. The best thing about Gone with the wind is that the characters undergo a great moral and psychological growth with the dramatic changes in their lives. One must read this book because it is aptly and epic love story. You can get deep into the civil war and reconstruction and periods of history. Margaret has painted the picture of south vividly paying careful attention to the timeline. It resonates with the readers. The story is exciting and Scarlett is an interesting and infamous protagonist. Scarlet is an inspiring women with a strong head and she knows what she wants. Rhett on the other hand is dark, handsome. The gentler counterparts are represented by Ashley and Melanie. The characters are a symbol of passion and desire. It is as the greatest love story and the Civil War saga and has won the Pulitzer Prize for Literature. The book is captivating and sweeps generations off their feet. There is not a single chapter that does not keep the readers glued and that is the best part about the book. As a reader if you have not read Gone with the wind then it is a great loss to your literary experience. Experience the joys and sorrows of all the characters and enjoy one of the most romantic love story born out of tragedies. Gone with the Wind is sure to turn one of your favorite timeless love stories you have ever read. It is a book a reader can never forget and will pick up and read again and...

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P.S. I Love You by Cecelia Ahren

By on Oct 10, 2013 in Book Review | 0 comments

The novel is about true love, holding on to it, then letting it go and learning to fall in love again. It is a beautifully written book about two childhood sweethearts Holly and Gerry who marry irrespective of Holly’s mother’s approval. The book however takes a tragic turn when the lives of the characters meet with sad fate and Gerry dies. The book will take you through various heartbreaks but with Holly reviving readers will feel challenged too. With Holly Cecilia takes her reader’s through a tough yet a captivating journey of loving and learning to let go. Holly cannot live without her husband Gerry until she had to when Gerry passes away. They were young when they fell for each other at first sight and could finish each other’s sentences. Gerry is taken away by terminal illness and Holly is unable to pick pieces of her life. But, Gerry had a plan. He had written letters to her before he died. Even after death he helps her through his letters to help Holly to laugh, overcome her fears and discover a new world. Holly is equally supported by her family and friends in her battle to find her new life with Gerry gone. It is an amazing book of loving and letting go. It is captivating and readers will be overwhelmed with Holly’s heart ache. Cecilia is no doubt a great author especially when it comes to human emotions. The readers can communicate with the characters. You will definitely not put this novel down before you have finished reading every page of...

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